Aker Yards Announces Record Backlog
Aker Yards ASA reported an EBITDA of NOK 357 million for the first quarter of 2006, an increase of 125 percent compared with the first quarter of 2005. The order…
Rickmers-Linie Creates Japan Subsidiary
Rickmers-Linie GmbH & Cie KG, the German based global breakbulk, heavy lift and project cargo specialist, will establish its own subsidiary company, RICKMERS (JAPAN)…
ShipServ Launches New Sourcing Tool
ShipServ introduced ShipServ Pages on April 20m 2006, an online search engine for the shipping industry. ShipServ Pages makes immediate online search and listing access available to the 10…
Six Safe After Boat Fire
Six people are safe after battling an early morning fire today on a 56-ft. commercial fishing boat 1 mile west of Richmond Beach near Edmonds, Wash. The crew of…
NTSB Praises Coast Guard and MAIB
National Transportation Safety Board Acting Chairman Mark V. Rosenker today in a speech before the 8th Annual National Harbor Safety Committee Conference applauded the actions taken by the U.S.
Electric Boat Awarded Contract Modification
Electric Boat, Groton, Conn., is being awarded a $10,991,000 modification (P00038) to previously awarded contract (N00140-02-C-K009) for intermediate and depot level overhaul…
GSL Launches Two and Commissions One
According to reports, Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) has launched two vessels and commissioned one all on a single day. All three vessels have been designed and built by GSL for the Indian Coast Guard.
Seatruck Confirms Newbuilding Delivery Dates
Seatruck Ferries has celebrated its tenth anniversary by confirming that the third and fourth vessels in a four-ship series building in Spain for the Clipper Group…
USCG Defines Acceptable IDs for Access
The US Coast Guard issued a Notice informing the maritime community of acceptable identification credentials for access to US waterfront facilities. Operators of…
Kongsberg Norcontrol IT to Deliver VTMIS
Kongsberg Norcontrol IT will deliver a new VTMIS (Vessel Traffic Management and Information System) with Traffic Separation Schemes for the Canary Islands to Sociedad…
AMSC Gets $13.3M Amendment from ONR
American Superconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:AMSC) has finalized an additional contract amendment with the United States Navy's Office of Naval Research (ONR). Under the terms of the amendment…
Navy Honored by Mississippi Legislature for Katrina Work
The Mississippi state legislature has honored Mississippi Gulf Coast-based Navy commands for their service to their communities in the Hurricane Katrina evacuation and relief effort. State Sen.
Agency Urges Action to Prevent Cruise Ship Balcony Fires
According to Cruise Ship Report, lead British agency investigating the March 2006 Star Princess blaze has urged cruise lines to take action to prevent fires from starting on balconies of cruse ships.
EDC orders Dredger from IHC Holland
Reports indicate that Emirates Dredging Company (EDC) has signed an agreement with IHC Holland (IHC) to build a cutter suction dredger and a booster station. The…
USS James E. Williams Crew Prepares For Maiden Voyage
The guided-missile destroyer USS James E. Williams (DDG 95) will deploy May 2 on its maiden voyage as part of the Global War on Terrorism Surface Strike Group (GWOT SSG) 06-2.
Admiral Clark to Join Rolls-Royce
Rolls-Royce welcomed Admiral Vern Clark, U.S. Navy (Ret.) to the Board of Rolls-Royce North America Holdings Inc. Admiral Clark joins the Board after 37 years of distinguished service with the U.S.
ODIM Signs Contract for Seismic
ODIM has signed a contract with the seismic company Fugro Geoteam on delivery of the remaining parts of a complete handlings system for the 3D seismic new building Geo Celtic.
Kirby Reports Record Results
Houston-based Kirby announced record net income of $22.6 million, or 85 cents per share, on record revenue of $224.9 million for the first quarter ended March 31.
Freedom of the Seas is Set for First Trip
According to sources, the Freedom of the will sail next week for New York before heading down to its Miami base. The newest vessel to joint the Royal Caribbean fleet is reportedly…
Delaware Bay Oil Spill Update
The Coast Guard, Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) are…